Week of January 16, 2023

Date Event Location Contact
Children & Adolescents

6-7pm

Children & Adolescents

Looking for a fun way to learn social awareness, communication skills, and self-regulation? The Social Superhero Training Academy is open! In this speech-language pathologist-lead group, children will learn strategies to be flexible-thinking superheroes. Practice these new social superhero powers by reading stories, playing games, making crafts, and more! This 8-week group will be offered in-person at our clinic!

Children & Adolescents

Elaine Kersten Children's Center
255 Revere Drive, Suite 200
Northbrook, IL 60062

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Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
Support Groups

10:30am-12pm

Support Groups

This drop-in grief support group is for older adults who have experienced the death of a spouse or partner within the last two years. The group meets the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month, 10:30am -12:00 pm. Supported by the Lauri S. Bauer Foundation for Sudden Loss. For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Marsha Raynes, LCSW.

Support Groups
Support Groups
Marsha Raynes
MarshaRaynes@JCFS.org

For more information and to receive the Zoom link, please contact Marsha Raynes, LCSW.

Children & Adolescents

9:30-10:45am

Children & Adolescents

*Offered at Kersten and Cooper. Addresses are listed below.
Sessions at Cooper meet Thursdays, January 12 - April 27.
Kersten schedule TBD

Children & Adolescents
Children & Adolescents
Megan Kowalski
MeganKowalski@JCFS.org
JVS Career & Employment

2-3:30pm

JVS Career & Employment

Preparation is key! It may be virtual, in-person, with a group or over numerous follow-up sessions, but interviewing comes with the job search. Learn and practice how to interview in any setting to secure your next job! Interview workshops convene December 14, 2022 and January 19, February 27, March 22, April 10, 2023.

JVS Career & Employment
JVS Career & Employment
Chelsea Sammarco
ChelseaSammarco@JCFS.org

10-11:30am

This seminar, led by Lisa Haber, will be a deeper dive into clinical modalities to treat complex and neurodevelopmental trauma.  Participants will receive an overview of treatment modalities with in-depth training in modalities including DBT PE, Collaborative Stage Model, IFS and Body based therapies. Sessions will focus mainly on interventions, however will provide some basis for presentation of symptoms and diagnostic criteria.

Seigle Building
5140 Golf Road
Skokie, IL 60077

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Sarah Piggott
JCFSTraining@JCFS.org
People with Disabilities & Their Families

1-3:30pm

People with Disabilities & Their Families

Sibshops offer brothers and sisters of children with a variety of special needs a place to meet other siblings in a relaxed, supportive, and recreational setting. They discuss their common joys and concerns, learn to handle sibling-specific “sticky situations” and have fun! For kids ages 6-12 years old.

WINTER 2023 Sibshops

JCFS Chicago will be offering both virtual and in-person Sibshops this spring.  In-person Sibshops will have a limited number of spots and masking is required.  We will use outdoor spaces as weather permits.

People with Disabilities & Their Families
People with Disabilities & Their Families
Tammy Besser, LCSW
TamaraBesser@JCFS.org